Global Advanced Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (GARJMMS) ISSN: 2315-5159
July 2014 Vol. 3(7), pp. 147-151
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Case Report

Acute kidney injury secondary to rhabdomylosis and automated peritoneal dialysis

Mariam Seria M.D, Noora Al-Safar M.D, Al-Sayal Dalal, Al-Dossari Noora, Nadia Al-Ouda, Precilla Rodrigues, Amani Al-Ghamri, Elizabeth Menon, Jennifer Payoc, Joly Xavier, Nehad Al-Oudah, Abdullah Al-Hwiesh M.D*, and Ibrahim Saeed M.D

Department of Internal Medicine, Nephrology Division, King Fahd University Hospital, Dammam University, Saudi Arabia

*Corresponding Author E-mail: dralhwiesh@yahoo.com

Accepted 07 July, 2014

Abstract

We report a case of 30 year old Saudi male who was admitted with status epilepticus. He then developed acute kidney injury (AKI) secondary to rhabdomyolysis which was treated with automated peritoneal dialysis (APD) with full recovery. To our knowledge, few reports have discussed the use of peritoneal dialysis in AKI.

Keyword: Rhabdomyolysis, AKI, Status epilepticus, APD

 

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